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"Could be worse"

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Current Employee - Sales Associate in Colorado Springs, CO
Current Employee - Sales Associate in Colorado Springs, CO
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Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Big 5 Sporting Goods part-time (More than a year)

Pros

Never got denied a requested day off, coworkers / managers were good people (varies by store). Decent hours and were able to work around my college classes.

Cons

Dress Code - It's the 21'st century, button-up, ties and slacks in a sporting goods environment is ridiculous. No facial hair except for mustaches. This kind of dress code really has no place in any retail store, especially a sporting goods one.
Pay is a bit underwhelming.

Advice to Management

Ditch the dress code, this isn't 1975.

Other Employee Reviews for Big 5 Sporting Goods

  1. "Sales"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Big 5 Sporting Goods part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    work experience for those without anywhere else to go.

    Cons

    worked sales at big 5 for about two years. Constantly felt belittled and under appreciated. there were about 20 part time workers who would each get about 5-10 hours of work a week. they do this so they won't have to give full-time benefits to any of their workers and avoid paying employees extra for working holidays.


  2. "very unsatisfing"

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    Former Employee - Manager
    Former Employee - Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Big 5 Sporting Goods full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They do not have any good qualities from an employee standpoint

    Cons

    Work/life balance, pay ,upper management

    Advice to Management

    Do a better job of having well rounded individuals in positions higher management who do a better job of scheduling people who will work as a team and also who are knowledgeable enough to cross train all employees.

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